The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Van Wert Police

September 7, 9:49 p.m. — Michael J. Keipper, 25, of 106 S. Wall St., was charged with criminal damaging for an incident that occurred at his residence.

September 5, 10:58 p.m. — Sheri L. Hines, 48, of 913 E. Main St., was charges with domestic violence as a result of an incident at her residence.

September 4, 5:59 p.m. — Three city youths, ages 11-14, were charged with criminal damaging and unauthorized use of property, after they apparently took a joy ride on a golf cart belonging to the Van Wert County Fair Board.

Delphos Police

August 30, no time listed — Zachary Schaeffer, 17, of Delphos, was charged with domestic violence, vandalism and escape related to his alleged assault of his mother, and his cutting off an ankle monitor mandated by Van Wert County Juvenile Court.

September 5, no time listed — Michael A. Sparrow, 23, of Delphos, was charged with breaking and entering, a felony of the fifth degree, and safecracking, a fourth-degree felony, in connection with a break-in ┬áthat occurred at Delphos Wesleyan Church, 915 S. Bredeick St.

POSTED: 09/09/14 at 8:17 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

September 1, 6:32 p.m. — James R. Hitner, 32, of Ohio City, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Jennings and Ervin roads.

September 1, 4:21 a.m. — Nicholas L. Edwards, 40, of 403 N. Cherry St., was charged with voyeurism, a second-degree misdemeanor, for allegedly sneaking into the women’s restroom at the local Walmart. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court on the charge Monday, September 8.

September 4, 12:47 a.m. — Ray A. Hire, 56, of Convoy, was cited for OVI as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Washington and Main streets.

September 2, 8:58 p.m. — Jarrett B. Craig, 33, of 611 Liberty St., was charged with theft and obstructing official business as a result of a shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

September 2, 7:16 p.m. — Jason L. Vanover, 34, of 13714 Fife Road, was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant while in the 200 block of Burt Street.

September 1, 7:55 p.m. — Logan E. Linton, 21, of Haviland, was charged with theft and abuse of harmful intoxicants while at the Guestkeeper, 875 N. Washington St.

August 27, 11:57 p.m. — David R. Hutson, 51, of Pleasant Hill, was charged with OVI as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Jackson and Shannon streets.

August 26, 8:31 p.m. — Chad E. Kouts and Angela Campbell were charged with theft as a result of an incident at the local Walmart store.

August 24, 11:44 a.m. — Susan M. Taylor, 28, of 334 N. Jefferson St., was charged with failure to confine an animal after complaints that her dog was running loose in the neighborhood.

Delphos Police

No new reports.

POSTED: 09/05/14 at 7:22 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

August 23, 3:07 p.m. — Taylor N. Agler, 22, of 408 E. Main St., was charged with theft in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

August 23, 2:10 a.m. — Neil R. Thatcher, 18, of Lima, was charged with possession of alcohol after an incident that occurred at Quail Run Apartments, 645 N. Franklin St.

August 22, 2:59 a.m. — Joel W. Owens, 26, of 1036 Oak Lane, was cited for being under the influence of alcohol and having physical control of a vehicle after he was found unconscious in a vehicle in the 100 block of East Central Avenue.

August 21, 1:55 p.m. — Carrie Coon, 26, of Ohio City, was charged with theft as a result of an alleged shoplifting incident at Walmart.

August 17, 1:58 a.m. — Thomas Aguirre, 49, of 150 Lincoln St., was charged with disorderly conduct as a result of an incident near the intersection of Central Avenue and Market Street.

August 15, 5:27 p.m. — Rita R. Rigney, 43, of 816 W. Main St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear issued in Defiance Municipal Court.

August 16, 11:41 p.m. — Skyler M. Hensley of Paulding, and Caleb Z. Wolford of 419 E. Main St., who are both age 20, were cited for underage consumption, while Cameron J. Aldrich, 21, of Defiance, was cited for obstructing official business.

August 14, 9:09 p.m. — Zachary K. Ross, 18, of Grover Hill, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of a traffic stop in the 400 block of East Main Street.

Delphos Police

August 21, no time listed — Glenn Feathers, 51, of Delphos, was charged with assault in connection with an incident that occurred on Main Street.

August 23, no time listed — Jeffrey Gutman, 48, of Elida, was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), a marked lanes violation and having no motorcycle endorsement as a result of traffic stop in the 200 block of North Main Street.

POSTED: 08/26/14 at 9:34 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

No new reports.

Delphos Police

August 10, no time listed — Mitchell Brown III, 41, of Lima, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), possession of marijuana and an equipment violation as a result of a traffic stop in Delphos.

POSTED: 08/18/14 at 8:08 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

August 11, 1:09 p.m. — Meghan M. Reim, 18, of 515 S. Tyler St., was charged with domestic violence in connection with an incident at her residence.

August 10, 7:02 p.m. — Jerry A. Dominique, 49, of Haviland, was charged with possession of heroin and drug abuse instruments as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Jennings Road and Rosalie Drive. The driver of the vehicle Dominique was in, Amanda J. Buzard, 30, of 325 S. Shannon St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), as well as charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and child endangering.

August 8, 8:35 p.m. — Amanda M. Marksberry, 31, of Cincinnati, was charged with disorderly conduct-persisting, as a result of an incident in the 600 block of West Main Street.

August 10, 8:53 a.m. — Police responded to a report that a door was damaged at the local Big Lots store on South Shannon Street.

August 9, 7:53 a.m. — Damage was reported around the grandstand area of the Van Wert County Fairgrounds.

August 9, 5:08 p.m. — April A. Diltz, 35, of 518 N. Market St., was charged with possession of heroin after a search warrant was served at her residence.

August 8, 12:03 a.m. — KevinJ. Brackman, 28, of Coldwater, was cited for OVI as a result of a traffic stop near the intersection of Fox Road and Washington Street.

August 7, 7:28 p.m. — Edward J. Bennett, 38, of 228 N. Walnut St., was charge with possession of drug paraphernalia while at his residence.

Delphos Police

No new reports.

POSTED: 08/12/14 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

August 6, 12:15 p.m. — There was reported tampering with telephone lines for Vanity Fair Beauty Shop, 1043 Haley St.

August 4, 4:43 p.m. — Ryan A. Diltz, 17, of Delphos, was charged with theft and obstructing official business as a result of an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

August 3, 1:35 a.m. — Three adults, Jermaine W. Defore, 18, of 1116 Kear Road, Apt. 29; Kayla E. Wells, 20, of 424 W. Main St.; and Devin JB Casebolt, 19, of 1116 Kear Road, Apt. 29, and a 15-year-old juvenile, were each charged with public indecency for allegedly swimming naked in Van Wert Reservoir No. 3.

August 3, 9:06 p.m. — Alexander J. Chorvas, 19, of 506 Woodland Ave., and Brendan M. Bergman, also 19, of the same address, were both charged with assault for an incident that occurred in Fountain Park. Bergman was also cited for a drug offense.

August 3, 8:33 p.m. — Damage was reportedly done to the men’s restroom at Rotary Park, west of Reservoir No. 1 off U.S. 127.

July 31, 4:23 p.m. — Kristen A. Terhark, 31, of 902 George St., was charged with theft for an alleged shoplifting incident at Walmart.

July 30, 3:11 p.m. — Trent A. McMillen, 23, of Coldwater, was charged with theft for an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

July 30, 1:40 p.m. — Marsh Foundation resident Josie Meadows, 16, was charged with criminal damaging as a result of an incident at the Marsh’s Clymer Hall.

July 29, 7:11 p.m. — Cole M. Burch, 18, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was charged with theft as a result of an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

July 31, various times — A number of tire slashing incidents were reported in Van Wert overnight.

Delphos Police

August 1, no time listed — Dean Gomez, 25, of Defiance, was charged with possession of marijuana as a result of an incident in Waterworks Park.

August 3, no time listed — Jonathon Parsons, 26, of Delphos, was cited for driving on a learner’s permit without a licensed driver in the vehicle as a result of a traffic stop.

POSTED: 08/11/14 at 7:50 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

No new reports.

Delphos Police

July 27, no time listed — Shawn Huffman, 31, of Delphos, was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident in the 700 block of First Street.

July 27, no time listed — Rita Oaks, 57, of Delphos, was charged with obstructing official business and persistent disorderly conduct by intoxication as a result of a disturbance in the 500 block of Fort Jennings Road. Another person in the household could also face drug paraphernalia possession charges.

July 27, no time listed — Michael Sanders, 28, of Conover, was cited for driving while under a non-compliance suspension as a result of a traffic stop in Delphos.

POSTED: 08/02/14 at 7:32 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

July 27, 3:08 p.m. — Adam T. Hector, 26, of Ottawa, was charged with criminal trespassing for being on the local Walmart store property illegally.

July 27, 10:01 p.m. — Taylor K. Methot, 21, and Amber L. Proctor, 20, both of 109 S. Vine St., were each charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia for an incident that occurred at their residence.

July 26, 11:46 a.m. — James L. Leiendecker, 25, of 719 E. Sycamore St., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an altercation that occurred at his residence.

July 27, 3:19 a.m. — Justin JT Neer, 19, of Middle Point, and Kayla Reed, also 19, of 652 N. Race St., were both charged with underage consumption while in the vicinity of the McDonald’s restaurant on Christopher Crossing.

July 26, 11:13 p.m. — Derek E. Pontius, 29, of 523 N. Chestnut St., was cited for an open container violation while in public.

July 25, 10:28 p.m. — Tony L. Ackles, 44, of Lima, was charged with theft for an alleged shoplifting incident at the local Walmart store.

July 25, 10:18 a.m. — A vandalism incident was reported at Murphy’s Trash Service, 1014 E. Main St.

July 23, 4:35 p.m. — A 10-year-old Marsh Foundation resident was charged with criminal damaging in connection with damage done to a Marsh employee’s vehicle.

July 22, 2:42 a.m. — Brandon J. Glover, 30, and Walter C. Young, 29, both of 325 N. Cherry St., were each charged with an open contain violation, while Glover was also cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

July 22, 3:22 a.m. — Seth T. Kopp, 18, of 706 W. Main St., and Terrence N. Branson, 18, of 403 N. Walnut St., were each cited for underage consumption while in the 800 block of Airport Avenue.

July 20, 7:22 p.m. — Trenton S. Metzger, 20, of 212 Middle St., was cited with failing to comply with an order to stop, having no motorcycle endorsement, fictitious license plates, and failure to obey a traffic control device after he fled from officers attempting to make a traffic stop on Burt Street.

July 20, 10:15 a.m. — Sonny A. Metzger, 39, of 507 Bonnewitz Ave., was charged with domestic violence by threat for an incident that occurred at the Lassus BP Handy Dandy service station on North Washington Street.

July 18, 6:49 p.m. — Edward A. Stevens, 50, of 8781 Monmouth Road, was cited for an open container violation while in the 1200 block of South Washington Street.

July 20, 12:24 a.m. — Tyler L. Putman, 22, of 808 N. Jefferson St., was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Shannon Street.

July 18, 3:08 p.m. — Jacob W. Ridinger, 33, of 733 Leeson Ave., was cited for driving while under a license suspension and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop in the 400 block of East Sycamore Street.

July 19, 8:46 p.m. — Donald L. Brown, 50, of 479 Neel Ave., was cited for disorderly conduct as a result of an incident at his residence.

July 17, 11:29 p.m. — Casey L. Landers, 26, and Barbara A. Landers, 47, both of Oakwood, were charged with theft in connection with an alleged shoplifting incident at Walmart.

July 17, 7:19 p.m. — Nicholas K. Wheeler, 29, of 618 W. Main St., was charged with possession of marijuana as a result of a traffic stop in the 700 block of North Washington Street.

July 18, 3:44 a.m. — Buddy D. Raines Jr., 24, of 335 S. Tyler St., was cited for disorderly conduct while at his residence.

July 17, 2:52 p.m. — Darrell E. Nichols Jr., 46, of Delphos, was charged with theft after returning a number of items to the local Big Lots store on South Shannon Street.

Delphos Police

No new reports.

POSTED: 07/29/14 at 8:57 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

No new reports.

Delphos Police

July 20, no time listed — Ryan Koester, 18, of Ottoville, was charged with underage consumption after officers determined he had been drinking alcohol.

July 20, no time listed — Scott Bowen Jr., 19, of Delphos, was arrested on a warrant issued in Allen County, Ohio.

July 22, no time listed — Derek Foust, 18, of Delphos, and seven juveniles, were charged with underage consumption as a result of a “suspicious person” complaint called in for the 600 block of Euclid Street.

July 22, no time listed — Jesse Blackburn, 22, of Delphos, was arrested on an order from the Van Wert County Adult Probation Department.

POSTED: 07/28/14 at 6:16 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert Police

No new reports.

Delphos Police

July 11, no time listed — David Brincefield, 30, of Delphos, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree, as a result of an incident in the 400 block of South Main Street.

July 13, no time listed — Joshua Young, 36, of Delphos, seas charged with obstructing official business as a result of an incident that occurred in the 700 block of South Main Street.

July 13, no time listed — Devon Schoffner, 21, of Delphos, was arrested after being wanted by another agency related to a domestic violence incident

POSTED: 07/18/14 at 3:03 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement